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Stars arrive at Oscars, where 'La La Land' could shine

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will the 89th Academy Awards be a parade of political speeches or landslide for "La La Land"? Probably both. Sunday night's Oscars are shaping up to...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:28

Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 for his first victory in NASCAR's season-opener

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 for his first victory in NASCAR's season-opener.
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:27

Transition in Milan fashion scene as new creatives break out

MILAN (AP) — A transition is underway in the Milan fashion scene, with new designers taking over traditional brands and younger creatives breaking out with their own labels. The changes...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:25

Creighton point guard turns himself into authorities

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr. has turned himself into Omaha authorities in response to an arrest warrant. Omaha Police said Watson turned himself in Sunday afternoon...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:23

Police: Crash suspect's alcohol level 3 times legal limit

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police on Sunday identified the man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans while intoxicated. The New Orleans Police...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:16

Russian bandy teams face punishment after 20 own-goals

ARKHANGELSK, Russia (AP) — Two clubs in the winter sport of bandy raced to put the ball into their own nets 20 times on Sunday and now face disciplinary action...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:12

The Latest: Suspect charged in parade crash, injuring 28

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on parade crash (all times local): 5 p.m. Police say a man has been charged after being suspected of plowing into a crowd of...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 15:44

The Latest: Stars begin arriving on the Oscars' red carpet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Celebrities have begun arriving on the red carpet in Hollywood ahead of the 89th...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 15:44

The Latest: More NASCAR start knocked out of Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 5:20 p.m. NASCAR's biggest stars continue to crash out of the Daytona 500. Seven-time and defending...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 15:24

Police say more than 100 Jewish cemetery headstones damaged

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say more than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri. Police...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 15:21

Pamela Lee and Jamie Foxx hobnob at Dolce & Gabbana

MILAN (AP) — While Giorgio Armani posed the question explicitly earlier this week, Milan designers in general appear to be asking what will be remembered of this era's fashions in...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 15:11

The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins 2nd stage of Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Kevin Harvick has won the second stage of the Daytona 500, earning key points...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 15:09

Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void

ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sameh Adel...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 15:07

The Latest: Earnhardt out of Daytona 500 following big wreck

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is out of the Daytona 500 in his first Cup race...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:58

Storm chasers honor "Twister" star with GPS tribute

Nearly 200 storm chasers are paying tribute to the late actor Bill Paxton by spelling out his initials using GPS coordinates on a map depicting the heart of Tornado Alley...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:46

6 bull riders, 2 companions reported kidnapped in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Mexico say six bull riders and two companions have been reported kidnapped in the southern state of Guerrero. The six riders participate in a...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:44

The Latest: Kyle Busch spins, wipes out teammates, Earnhardt

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Kyle Busch spun to start a multi-car accident that collected not only his Toyota...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:26

Israeli hospitals demand funds to continue treating Syrians

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli health official says Israel's hospitals will stop treating Syrian patients in non-emergency cases beginning next week unless the Israeli government fully reimburses the hospitals for...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:25

UN suspends Gaza staffer amid allegations of Hamas ties

JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees suspended a Palestinian staffer in Gaza on Sunday, a spokesman for the U.N. agency said as Israel alleged the employee was...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:18

Doctor-to-doctor donation: Kidney saves sick colleague

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor has a colleague to thank for giving him the gift of life. The Orange County Register reported Sunday ( http://bit.ly/2mzIzpQ ) that...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:12

Police say dozens of headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say scores of headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia. A police spokeswoman said preliminary estimates are that 75 to 100 graves were...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:04

Milan Fashion: Stella Jean explores Cold War nostalgia

MILAN (AP) — While Giorgio Armani posed the question explicitly, Milan designers in general appear to be asking what will be remembered of this era's fashions in decades to come...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:45

Sheriff: Gunman killed after firing at Florida pipeline site

FLORAL CITY, Fla. (AP) — A man who fired shots at a central Florida construction site died during a shootout with sheriff's deputies following a chase. Citrus County Sheriff Mike...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:31

Feds probe after city bans man from using service horse

BENTON CITY, Wash. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating after a city banned a small horse a man says is his service animal needed on walks to improve his health...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:25

WWII Navy officer who helped rescue Kennedy dies at age 97

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue the future President John F. Kennedy and his crew is dead at...
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:16

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